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A new species of Poisonous spider discovered in Mexico

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A new species of venomous spider, Loxosceles Tenochtitlan, whose venom is so potent that it can rot human flesh with a single bite, has been discovered. Lesions of decayed flesh up to 14 inches wide can be caused by a single attack. It often takes many months to heal but are not lethal. Researchers from National Autonomous University of Mexico found it living in household furniture and fabrics in central Mexico.